Palaeontologists Solve Mystery Of 500 Million-Year-Old Squid-Like Carnivore
Toronto, Ontario - May 26, 2010 22:00 EST
A study by researchers at the University of Toronto and the Royal Ontario Museum sheds new light on a previously unclassifiable 500 million-year-old squid-like carnivore known as Nectocaris pteryx.
"We think that this extremely rare creature is an early ancestor of...
Godfather Of Oceanography Wins Prestigious Award; 'He Truly Is A Pioneer'
Arlington, Virginia - May 21, 2010 18:44 EST
Hailed as one of the world's greatest oceanographers and pioneers of marine science, Dr. Walter Munk, a long-time contributor to the Office of Naval Research (ONR), received the prestigious 2010 Crafoord Prize in Geosciences from the Royal Swedish Academy of...